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Oct 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
the capital of two states. in the region of northern africa and southwestern asia, turkey is one of the most strategically located countries in the world. americans learned why when turkey did not allow the u.s. access to invade neighboring iraq, despite nato membership and an offer of $6 billion. but turkey was torn, as they are on many other issues. are they european or asian? are they secular or islamist? are they democratic or authoritarian? are they urban or rural? here we explore the regional geography of turkey and its largest city. half european, half asian, istanbul is the cultural and commercial heart of turkey. it's a city of great contrasts. the traditional shops in the grand bazaar. and modern, spacious shopping centers with fashionab boutiques. but for thousands of people, marginal street trade is the only source of income. the poorest among them have built shelters at the edge of the city. the wealthy live on the waterfront in stately apartment buildings. many have jobs in the modern offices of turkish and multinational companies. politics, religion, ethnicity, migrat
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm PDT
turkey after 24 hours that saw it launch multiple attacks on syria and a green light from lawmakers for more to damage the u.s. state department said it considered -- for more. >> the u.s. state department said it considered turkey's response to be proportionate. thursday morning, turkey launched a second round of shelling. some reports say several syrian soldiers were killed. >> the retaliation came after five turkish civilians were killed after syrian mortar fire. turkey says that syria has now apologized for that incident and has promised it would not happen again. >> it is a small turkish town bordering war-torn syria. it has come under the line of fire. syrian borders struck a residential neighborhood, killing five civilians -- syrian mortars struck a residential neighborhood, killing five civilians. cross-border buyer has struck 37 times since the start of the syrian uprising -- cross-border fire has struck turkey several times since the start of the syrian uprising. the government says this bill is not a declaration of war against syria. >> turkey is not a country that wants
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
news and opinion. also in the program, the airport drama that escalates tensions between turkey and syria. and from moscow and damascus flight that had illegal cargo. the young pakistani girl shot by the taliban because she campaigned for education. still critical and now moved to another hospital. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington where the sporting icon lance armstrong's reputation has suffered yet another blow at the american anti-doping agency labeled him a serial cheat. they have accused him of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping program ever seen in the sport. it says armstrong used illegal blood and drug transfusions and led his teammates to do the same. >> the american anti-doping agency says it is beyond doubt. lance armstrong won the tour de france seven times by cheating. >> the scientific documents that are there, the financial records, the emails, it paints an undeniable web of unfortunately the deepest and the most sophisticated professionalized drug program that we've ever seen a team run. >> lance armstrong has been accused of doping
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
land in turkey because it was allegedly carrying russian weapons. >> brown: we begin a series of "battleground dispatches." tonight, todd zwillick reports from florida and new york on how medicare is playing in close congressional races. >> the vouchers, i think it would work, i think it would be very competitive. >> i know what medicare is and the affordable care. i don't know what would happen under a voucher plan. >> woodruff: hari sreenivasan has the story of the illegal but very profitable trade in ivory elephant tusks. >> if consumers stop buying, then elephants stop dying. >> brown: great literature and tangled politics: we look at the nobel prize for chinese writer mo yan. >> woodruff: and we profile poet sharon olds. her deeply personal verse captures life, love, sorrow and healing. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in the middle east and a message to president assad to as turkey authorizes military action inside syria. >> this is not a mandate to wage war. it is so we can't prepare new development and protect our interests there. we are not declaring war on syria. >> mitt romney relaunched -- why the republicans are claiming victory at last night's u.s. presidential debate. >> coat ♪ >> love them, we do. 50 years ago today, the beatles released their first ever single. we look at how it holds up. decker packwood cause >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america to the problem. the turkish prime minister said today he had no intention of starting a war with syria. but the message is mixed and the tensions are high. the turkish parliament authorize military action against neighbor after syrian shells landed in the turkish town killing five civilians. >> lot this was not turkey's war, but the deaths of one family next to the syrian border have changed kuwait this country sees its neighbors conflicts. the government has called the strike from syria a final straw. left of the isn't family hoped.
Oct 31, 2012 2:30pm PDT
the flood is likely to take longer. >> german chancellor merkel has wrapped up talks with turkey's prime minister in berlin. anchor a's bid for eu membership was high on the agenda -- anchor a -- ankara's bid for eu membership. >> merkel pledge german support n the negotiation process. >> everyone came to the chancellery in a position of strength. in the last few years, turkey's status as a regional power has grown. the prime minister is pushing his country's bid for full membership of the eu. merkel promised negotiations on the issue would be fair. >> germany is committed to the process and believes talks should be continued. in this respect, i think the prime minister can assume that eu institutions and new member states will conduct these negotiations in an honest manner. >> critics say turkey has failed to make progress on human rights and judicial issues. some 2000 protested the visit and accused turkey of trampling on their human rights. the prime minister also spoke of assyrian refugees, saying it is too early to call for a no-fly zone over syria but urged the united nations
Oct 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
interception of a russian passenger plane headed for syria. >> turkey says the plane was carrying weapons and munitions and military supplies for the syrian army. >> syria has condemned the act as air piracy. russia accused turkey of endangering the lives of the passengers on the plane. >> the story has been dominated newspaper headlines in turkey. ankara says it had information the aircraft was carrying military equipment and that it had no alternative but to force the plane to land. the incident has further increased tensions between damascus and ankara, but the turkish prime minister is unapologetic, saying if the plan -- the plane had not been intercepted, the cargo would have reached syria's defense ministry. moscow has accused turkey of endangering the lives of the russian citizens who were passengers on the plane. syria has also condemned turkey's actions. >> what happened could be described as piracy. turkish air piracy against a civilian syrian plane on a regular flight from moscow to damascus. >> these suspicious cargo was confiscated. after several hours, the plane was allowed
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> turkey's retaliation against syria continues. a response after five turks died in the syrian attack across the border. a burial takes place and nato condemns the assad regime. welcome to gmt. david eades. coming up, with an audience of 50 million to impress, as romney gained ground on obama in the first of the televised presidential debates? >> it is not moral for my generation to keep spending more than we take in, knowing those burdens of will be passed on to the next generation. >> i promised i would fight every single day on behalf of the american people, the middle class, and all those striving to get into the middle class. kept that promise. >> also -- ♪ ♪ you know i love you >> 50 years since the beatles released their first single. it's midday in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey where the parliament is in an emergency session over a bill of the rise across borders military operations in syria. turkey has already retaliated to the mortar att
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
spring. about whether it's in turkey or in, say, cairo. the army is marginalized. >> rose: we continue this evening with the great pianist long long. >> being a pianist has always been a dream so i was following my dreams. but when i was 17 years old i was a replacement for a wonderful pianist and i performed the tchaikovsky piano concerto number one and i thought, wow. >> rose: and we conclude with arnie glipl cher, the legendary art dealer at the pace gallery. >> agnes martin was at the turn of the century. we had pop art happening and the end of abstract impressionism happening and the beginning of minimalism. many people call martin the beginning of minimalism, she's the end of abstract expressionism because there is brush work, there is a very sensitive application by hand. minimalism sought to get rid of all possible human marks on the canvas. >> rose: literature, music, and art when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: orhan pamuk is here, the nobel prize winning author of "my name is red," "sn
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
later named g-protein coupled receptors, send signals to the cells. >>> turkey's military commanders are wrapping up their reinforcements along the border with syria. they've sent at least 25 more fighter jets to the area. the build-up of troops and weapons is adding to fears that the fighting in syria could escalate into a regional conflict. turkish forces have fired artillery into syria for six straight days now. they're responding to mortars that have come from the syrian side. the tension at the border began when a mortar fired from inside syria hit a turkish town. five civilians died. turkish military commanders say they've deployed 25 f-16 fighter jets to a base near the border. the military's also reinforcing its troops and moving gun batteries to the area. turkish officials say syria's military and rebel forces are engaged in a fierce battle near the border. they say the shells landing in turkey may be off target, but observers say turkey could start air bombings against syria if any more turkish people are killed or injured. they say turkey could also try to secure a buffer
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Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
turned it to a very serious situation on the border between syria and turkey. syria is in the middle of a civil war for a year and a half l is a serious development. syria fired something, mortars, across the turkish border in an area where a bunch of people were turned into refugees. the syrian government forces have fired across the border into turkey. one of the mortars landed on a house according to local reports. a number of people were killed in the house including a six-year old boy. that is the going. -- that is the beginning. just the beginning. the united states is outraged and secretary of state, hillary clinton has come to the microphone to say just that. the people of this town in turkey have marched on the mayor's office and said, what are we going to do? the scenes firing on our innocent people? minutes ago we got word that the turkish military has responded. quoting from reuters in ankara, turkey, they struck targets inside syria in response to the mar tar bomb that killed, now the number is five turkish civilians. the prime minister said this in a statement. we are gett
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
now spilled over the border into turkey. turkey has fired back. now leaders are saying more attacks could be on the way. the latest as the conflict threatens to go regional. next. @ >>trace: turkish forces are striking syrian targets for a second straight day the most dramatic escalation of tension since the syrian revolt began a year ago. you can see the turkish firing shots in return for a bomb from syria that killed five turkey residents including a six-year old boys. officials in syria are calling this shelling a tragic accident. still, turkish lawmakers today voted to authorize cross border attacks. in the united states, secretary of state, hillary clinton, called the turkish foreign minister and pled the united states support. syria was the ally of turkey but now it is a bitter enemy after syria erupted in a bloody civil war 19 months ago, a violent revolution which human rights groups say has killed some 30,000 people. the chief fox correspondent, jonathan hunt, is like with the news. tensions are clearly still very high along that border. >>jonathan: they are. syria share as
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
debate performance. >>> not all el ninos... the surprise it could bring to the bay area. >>> turkeys gone wild in the bay area. they're damaging yards, even roofs. the city that's overrun and why people are being warned to bring an umbrella. today - we saw mitt romney', [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. boost... while pre >>> the big debate last night, today we saw mitt romney's campaign relishing a badly needed boost, while president obama's supporters wondered what went wrong in denver. >> when you go to 5,000 feet -- >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust -- >> that's so true. >> i don't know, maybe... >> i'm sorry. yes. former vice president gore suggesting the altitude in the mile-high city was partly to bl
Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
swallows. hercules has its turkeys. the annual invasion and the defense tactics people are adopting. >> the turkeys are back. they welcomed us home. >> reporter: there are turkeys in hercules. >> yeah, they're all over this area. hercules, in my neighborhood. >> reporter: and some residents complain they are damaging rooftops, behaving aggressively during the breeding season and leaving behind a mess. this was kind of a tricky assignment. while there are turkeys and we'd spot them, whenever they spotted us they took off. >> they're not turkeys, they're vultures. they rule the city. >> reporter: barbara wong and her friend had a different experience. >> having babies and stuff and one of the guy got attacked on the back of our necks. started to, you know, hitting them. >> reporter: you started hitting the turkeys with a chair? >> the guy was getting hit sox yes. >> reporter: turns out the man and turkey survived. on the hercules city website it warns residents not to feed them and to keep a distance, even suggesting opening an umbrella to scare them off. >> they want their personal space abo
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
williams is on the syrian border as tensions mount with neighboring turkey. and ben trace weseniors who believe neither food nor life should be wasted. >> we've still got a lot of good years in us and we can help a lot of people and that's the main thing we're doing. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. with just 33 days to go, the presidential election is suddenly looking a whole lot different than it did 24 hours ago. republican challenger mitt romney did what he had to do in the first debate to turn his campaign around. have a look at our poll of uncommitted voters. voters who told us before the debate they had not made up their minds or could still change them. after watching the debate, 46% said governor romney won. less than half that thereby, 22%, said president obama won. 32% called it a tie. and look at this-- before the debate, only 30% of uncommitted voters said governor romney cares about their needs and problems. after the debate, that number more than doubled to 63%. on that same question, mr. obama's nu
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
condition after colliding with a flock of wild turkeys. the freak accident happened in an area of contra costa county where the gobblers are in abundance. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez is live in benicia where the cycling community is shaken. jodi? >> reporter: that is right. craig is a regular here at wheels in motion. he and the owner of the bike shop go on weekly group rides together. while they are very aware of the risks of cycling, namely cars, what happened saturday morning is something no one saw coming. >> freak thing. we were going down a hill, and turkeys ran out, and unfortunately, clipped craig. >> reporter: that's how greg andrade describes the cycling accident that left his friend fighting for his life. 51-year-old craig elstons was on a 35-mile group ride through the hills saturday morning when a flock of turkeys ran right into his path. elkins collided with the gobblers going 40 miles an hour. >> what i saw was the birds just scatter. and that's what i saw. and then soon after that, i saw craig down. >> reporter: that area of contra costa county is filled with wil
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm PDT
angela rk'canearlilyo nbed. >>u fei misrs he pod ne sanctions as tensions mountetenat member turkey and damascus. >>has called for moderation between the two neighbors. brussels hlsmped more sanctions on the regionalll an >> the european union i rain uhe fanal esre on the run. on monday, theoumpose sanctions on thendtrl cts. its fsh bid to coax in toheegiaonab. >> we have always saidha satis e n and themselves, but applied esren the iranian authorities to meet their obligations. we rain determineto achieve a diplomatic solution to the issue. these are important measures. we will n sk governmt and leaders of iran -- oesve durtrgt of opinion in europe, our deternation to go on intenfying aelasei aiblorhe negotiations. >> the also agreed to send a sanctions to the leaders. that requires kidding countries like russia onoard. >> the latest delmesre promp russia, especially in light of the - to rethink their stance. we have to orcome this international stalemates. we owe it not just to the syrian people, but to everyone living in the region. >> the urgency is growing there as refugees kee
Oct 5, 2012 1:35am PDT
... the surprise it could bring to the bay area. >>> turkeys gone wild in the bay area. they're damaging yards, even roofs. the city that's overrun and why people are being warned to bring an,,,,,,,,,,,,,, boost... while presi >>> the big debate last night, today we saw mitt romney's campaign relishing a badly needed boost, while president obama's supporters wondered what went wrong in denver. >> when you go to 5,000 feet -- >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust -- >> that's so true. >> i don't know, maybe... >> i'm sorry. yes. former vice president gore suggesting the altitude in the mile-high city was partly to blame. well, we should note that polls showed most americans thought that gore won his first debate with george w. bush. we know how that turned out. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney offered a new take on his infamous 47% comment. he initially said those remarks were not elegantly stated. well, tonight he now called them, quote, just completely wrong. mr. romney was asked what he would have said if the president had brought up the 47% during last night's debate. >>> f
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm PDT
the border region between turkey and syria after further shelling by both sides and a deadly attack on the turkish border on wednesday. >> just a day after being granted more powers by parliament, the president said that turkey was not interested in war but that it was not far away from it either. he also warned that anyone who tested tricky's decisiveness would be making a fatal mistake. his comments came -- no casualties were reported, but turkish soldiers returned fire across the border. as the, the u.s. security council condemned syria for firing mortars at turkey earlier this week, an attack in which five people died. for the very latest, let's go straight to ankara where thomas is standing by for us. tell us more on this latest incident. what more do you know? >> we know that federal villages from the area have told the turkish media that they heard explosions in the vicinity just over the border. nobody knows if it is quite true yet if those explosions came from turkish rounds fighting with syria or indeed fighting raging inside syria between rebels and government forces. it
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
report." tonight, escalation in the war in syria. turkey striking back at syria after a deadly mortar attack. and now world powers coming together to figure out what to do next. plus, just two hours to go until the presidential nominees take the stage here and face off for the very first time. after more than a year of speeches and ads, rallies and fundraisers, president obama and governor romney tonight finally square off face-to-face. >> the president will talk about we need to continue to build the economy from the middle class out and things like education and manufacturing. >> governor romney's focus is talking directly to the voters about what his plans are to strengthen the middle class and get this economy back on track. >> shepard: and with millions of undecided voters still out there, the stakes could not be higher. tonight, the home stretch in the race for the white house. plus, it's not just the candidates who are in the hot seats. a closer look at debate moderators and why the pressure is more intense than ever before. and good evening from the university of denver where
Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
there. just a lot of gobble, gobble turkey, you know, by just -- gobble, gobble turkey from giant turkey gobblers. you know. paints a good picture. [ laughter ] >> media, calling us jive turkey gobblers? we got feelings. [ laughter ] >> you know. wait till i get on the radio tomorrow. >> gobble gobble. >> i will rip him. listen -- he completes 18-19 and somebody asks if it helps his confidence -- [ talking at the same time ] >> 49ers off next week. november 11 at home against the rams. the world champion giants home from detroit. [ cheers and applause ] >> been watching kron 4, should have this video memorized. got in near 5:00 p.m. today. giants station, yeah? we had coverage wall to wall. pablo sandoval shows off the trophy. bruce bochy no matter what the situation looks like bruce bochy. let's hear a little bit. >> you win the series, 2-3 years, unbelievable. we know how difficult it is to get the, much less win. i can't say i have had more fun than this year with this group of guys that we did all we asked and never complained. >> they deserve it. they have been following us t
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
cnn. we're getting word that turkey has retaliated in response to this deadly attack by syria. this news just coming in to us here at cnn. we'll take you live to istanbul, explain what is happening right now next. [ male announcer ] this is rudy. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. ♪ there are laws so, explain this.? how can something get bigger.. and smaller? there's more of it.. and less of it? well, i guess the laws of physics are more like.. general guidelines. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you
Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm PDT
out for these guys. wild turkeys in the bay area. still to come, where they're tearing up yards and rooftops. >> and the first thing apple fans will see on the company's website the black and white tribute to steve jobs. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. it's friday the clouds are starting to flow back into our skies what does it mean for the weekend? we'll talk about that coming up. ,, hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy
Oct 10, 2012 7:30am EDT
landing in turkey may be offtarget. turkey could start bombings adpens se against syria. turkey could try to secure a buffer zone inside syria. nato secretary-general says the alliances ready to defend turk year. the remark is seen as a warning to syrian president, bashar al-assad to halt the cross border attacks. >> obviously, turkey has a right to defend herself. we have all necessary plans in place to protect and defend turkey. >> rasmussen said that the best way to stop the conflict. he called on turkey to show restraint. nato views an attack against a member country as attack on the alliance. members can jointly defend the country. nato leaders denied possibility of military interventions in syria. they have said it destabilize the region. >>> israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu says he will call a general election early next year. vote initially scheduled for late 2013. netanyahu said he was bringing the election forward, because the governing coalition failed to agree on spending cuts for next year's budget. he said the decision is for the ben fete of efit of israel. his
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the border with turkey for a second day in a row. >> brown: we come back to last night's debate with two takes on how it was received. ray suarez talked to voters in the swing state of florida. >> i didn't hear what i need to about jobs. that is the number one interest of generally everyone in the united states. >> woodruff: and in our regular "daily download" segment, margaret warner explores how the face off played in social media. >> brown: and it hasn't happened in baseball in 45 years. we look at 'triple crown' winner miguel cabrera of the detroit tigers. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the first presidential debate is behind them, b
Oct 5, 2012 1:00am PDT
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